Offshore Wind News


Ampelmann Inks 'Major Contract' with Seaway7 for US Offshore Wind Project

Jun 06, 2024

Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann has signed a major contract with Seaway7 to supply an E5000 gangway to support the construction of a U.S. offshore wind project.With Ampelmann’s recent engagements in South Fork and Vineyard Wind nearing completion…

North Star Eyes 40 Hybrid SOVs by 2040 with New Funding in Its Pockets

Jun 06, 2024

North Star has secured debt investment of up to $543 million (£425 million) to fuel the next phase of its European offshore wind expansion, setting the target to add 40 hybrid service operation vessels (SOVs) to its fleet by 2040.The committed…

DNV Certifies COWI’s Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations for Empire Wind 1

Jun 05, 2024

COWI North America, a subsidiary of engineering company COWI, has achieved approval certification body DNV for its offshore wind turbine foundations design for Equinor’s Empire Wind 1 offshore New York.COWI developed optimized foundation designs for 54 15MW turbines…

New York Finalizes Offshore Wind Contracts for Equinor, Orsted Projects

Jun 04, 2024

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) said on Tuesday it had finalized contracts for Equinor's Empire Wind 1 and Orsted's and Eversource's Sunrise Wind offshore wind projects.NYSERDA in February awarded conditional…

Corio and Å Energi Team Up for Offshore Wind in Norway

Jun 04, 2024

Corio Generation, a Macquarie Group company, and Norwegian energy firm Å Energi have signed a strategic partnership agreement to cooperate on offshore wind in Norway and the Nordic region.Under the agreement, Corio and Å Energi have agreed to…

Malaysia’s MMHE Books Offshore Wind OSS Work for Petrofac

Jun 04, 2024

Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings (MHB), through its wholly owned and major subsidiary Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MMHE), has secured a subcontract to build an HVDC offshore substation (OSS) platform from Petrofac in support of TenneT’s 2GW project in the Netherlands…

First Cable Production for 2GW North Sea Offshore Wind Grid Link Kicks Off

May 31, 2024

The production of new cables with a voltage of 525 kV, intended for the BalWin4 and LanWin1 offshore wind grid connection projects, has started at LS Cable’s facilities in South Korea.The start of production at LS Cable in South Korea’s Donghae…

RWE to Explore Creation of Baltic Sea Offshore Wind Hub with Swedish Port

May 31, 2024

RWE and Smålandshamnar, which operates the Swedish Port of Oskarshamn, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore whether the port could serve as the offshore wind hub.The collaboration will assess if the port could be a suitable harbor for the logistics…

OEG Renewables Finds Partner for Offshore Wind Services in Japan

May 31, 2024

OEG Renewables (OEGR), a subsidiary of OEG Energy Group, and Sojitz Machinery Corporation (SOMAC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the provision of pre-construction, operations and maintenance (O&M) and vessel services to offshore wind projects in Japan…

Damen Delivers Third Low-Emission Offshore Wind Fast Crew Boat to Purus

May 30, 2024

Damen Shipyards has delivered the third fast crew supplier (FCS) hybrid vessel to Purus, designed to provide low emission crew transfer services to the offshore wind sector.The vessels are fitted with 190 kW battery arrays that enable them to…

Prysmian Installs Export Cables for Eolmed Floating Wind Farm

May 30, 2024

Italian cable maker and installation services provider Prysmian has completed the installation of export cable for the 30 MW Eolmed floating wind farm, being built offshore France.Prysmian had secured this project in 2021 with a contract signed…

Vestas Creates Wind Tech, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Role

May 29, 2024

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has united its Technology organization (CTO) and Manufacturing and Global Procurement organization (COO) into one Technology and Operations Organization (CTOO) to strengthen its approach within delivery of wind energy solutions…

BOEM Finalizes Environmental Review of Gulf of Maine Offshore Wind Research Lease

May 28, 2024

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released its Final Environmental Assessment (Final EA) of an offshore wind research lease in the Gulf of Maine.  In October 2021, the state of Maine requested a research lease for the purpose…

Orsted, New Jersey Reach Settlement Over Canceled Offshore Wind Farms

May 28, 2024

New Jersey officials said the state will receive $125 million from a legal settlement with Denmark's Orsted ORSTED.CO over the company's cancellation last year of two offshore wind farm projects.The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities said…

Iberdrola Commissions 496 MW Saint-Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm in France

May 28, 2024

Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Ailes Marines, has fully commissioned the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, which is the second offshore wind farm in France and the first in Brittany.All wind turbines are operational in the 496 MW project as of May 28…

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